Public Policy and Politics
January 21, 2016 | General News
Law school creates elite fellowship with Goddard Foundation gift
The University of Georgia School of Law has established an elite fellowship program as a result of a $2 million founding gift from The John N. Goddard Foundation. Initially, the program will offer three law school students annually the opportunity to receive an educational experience including domestic and international externships and guided research experiences, opportunities to meet some of the country's top legal leaders and a full tuition scholarship.
January 21, 2016 | Events on Campus
Sanford Bishop to deliver 2016 Holmes-Hunter Lecture at UGA
U.S. Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr., who is serving his 12th term in the U.S. House of Representatives, will present the 2016 Holmes-Hunter Lecture Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. in the University of Georgia Chapel.
January 20, 2016 | General News
Leader chosen for nation’s first legal clinic solely dedicated to victims of child sexual abuse
The University of Georgia School of Law has named Emma M. Hetherington the inaugural director of the Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation Clinic, the first of its kind in the nation.
January 8, 2016 | Events on Campus
Expert on globalization and the legal profession to speak at UGA Sibley Lecture
David B. Wilkins, Harvard University's vice dean for global initiatives on the legal profession, will present "The Accountants Are Coming-Again! The Rise and Transformation of the Big 4 Accountancy Firms and What it Means for the Global Market for Legal Services" as the University of Georgia School of Law's 113th Sibley Lecturer Jan. 28 at 3:30 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom of Hirsch Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
December 23, 2015 | Research News
Study looks at reasons for delayed tuberculosis diagnosis in Uganda
Most studies of delayed tuberculosis diagnosis focus on the adverse effect of time elapsed between the onset of symptoms to reaching diagnosis and subsequent patient outcomes and control of community transmission.
December 22, 2015 | General News
Alison Bracewell McCullick named UGA’s community relations coordinator
Alison Bracewell McCullick will join the University of Georgia Office of Government Relations as its community relations coordinator starting Jan. 11, according to Griff Doyle, UGA vice president for government relations.
December 8, 2015 | General News
UGA to offer three-year J.D./M.B.A. program
The University of Georgia is now offering an option for students to graduate with both a law degree and a Master of Business Administration in three years.
November 19, 2015 | General News
UGA law school creates Jurist in Residence program honoring late Judge B. Avant Edenfield
The University of Georgia School of Law has created the B. Avant Edenfield Jurist in Residence, which will give law students an opportunity to learn from federal judges in a series of mini-courses.
November 12, 2015 | General News
First Chambliss Fellows program dinner raises $350,000-plus for student scholarships
Students at the University of Georgia will have the opportunity to intern as Chambliss Fellows in Washington, D.C., thanks to scholarship funds raised during the first Chambliss Leadership Forum dinner held Nov. 10 in Atlanta.
November 9, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA to host fourth annual conference on Africa, its diaspora
The African Studies Institute at the University of Georgia presents the Fourth Annual International Conference on Africa and Its Diaspora—AICAID 2015—from Wednesday, Nov. 11, to Friday, Nov. 13, at the UGA Center for Continuing Education. The theme for the conference is "Youth, Technology and Knowledge Expansion in Africa and Its Diaspora."
November 2, 2015 | General News
UGA law school alumnus funds nation’s first child sexual abuse victim clinic
The University of Georgia School of Law will be the first in the nation to have an experiential learning opportunity dedicated solely to the assistance of victims of child sexual abuse.
October 29, 2015 | General News
UGA law grad confirmed as vice chancellor on the Delaware Court of Chancery
Tamika Montgomery-Reeves, a 2006 cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law, was unanimously confirmed by the Delaware Senate on Oct. 28 as a vice chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery, which is the most important and prestigious court for business law in the United States.
October 27, 2015 | General News
School of Law leads in bar exam passage rate
The University of Georgia School of Law saw a higher percentage of its graduates pass the July 2015 administration of the state bar exam than any other law school in the state. UGA led both public and private law schools with regard to first-time takers and overall exam takers.
October 13, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA law school to rededicate Sohn Library in renovated Dean Rusk International Law Center
The University of Georgia School of Law will celebrate the 38th birthday of its Dean Rusk International Law Center by rededicating the Louis B. Sohn Library on International Relations in its new home in the center's newly renovated unit.
October 2, 2015 | General News
UGA law school to host Georgia Court of Appeals oral arguments
The University of Georgia School of Law will host the Georgia Court of Appeals on Oct. 14 in its Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom as the court hears oral arguments on three cases involving medical negligence, sovereign immunity and aggravated assault.